2004 MTV Video Music Awards

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2004 MTV Video Music Awards
Date Sunday, August 29, 2004
Location American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
Country United States
Hosted by none
Most awards Outkast and Jay-Z (4)
Most nominations Jay-Z (6)
Website http://www.mtv.com/vma/2004/
Television/radio coverage
Network MTV

The 2004 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on August 29, 2004, honoring the best music videos from June 10, 2003 to June 30, 2004. The show took place at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida, and, unlike in previous years, had no host.


Winners are in bold text.

Video of the Year[edit]

OutKast – "Hey Ya!"

Best Male Video[edit]

Usher (featuring Ludacris and Lil Jon) – "Yeah!"

Best Female Video[edit]

Beyoncé – "Naughty Girl"

Best Group Video[edit]

No Doubt – "It's My Life"

Best New Artist in a Video[edit]

Maroon 5 – "This Love"

Best Pop Video[edit]

No Doubt – "It's My Life"

Best Rock Video[edit]

Jet – "Are You Gonna Be My Girl"

Best R&B Video[edit]

Alicia Keys – "If I Ain't Got You"

Best Rap Video[edit]

Jay-Z – "99 Problems"

Best Hip-Hop Video[edit]

OutKast – "Hey Ya!"

Best Dance Video[edit]

Usher (featuring Ludacris & Lil Jon) – "Yeah!"

Breakthrough Video[edit]

Franz Ferdinand – "Take Me Out"

Best Direction in a Video[edit]

Jay-Z – "99 Problems" (Director: Mark Romanek)

Best Choreography in a Video[edit]

The Black Eyed Peas – "Hey Mama" (Choreographer: Fatima Robinson)

Best Special Effects in a Video[edit]

OutKast – "Hey Ya!" (Special Effects: Elad Offer, Chris Eckardt and Money Shots)

Best Art Direction in a Video[edit]

OutKast – "Hey Ya!" (Art Director: Eric Beauchamp)

Best Editing in a Video[edit]

Jay-Z – "99 Problems" (Editor: Robert Duffy)

Best Cinematography in a Video[edit]

Jay-Z – "99 Problems" (Director of Photography: Joaquín Baca-Asay)

Best Video Game Soundtrack[edit]

Tony Hawk's Underground (Activision)

MTV2 Award[edit]

Yellowcard – "Ocean Avenue"

Viewer's Choice[edit]

Linkin Park – "Breaking the Habit"



Main show[edit]



  • Kurt Loder and SuChin Pak – announced the winners of the professional categories and Breakthrough Video

Main show[edit]

See also[edit]

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